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Accident: 113749.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Struck By Storm Drain Basin And Is Fractur

Accident: 113749.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 02/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1379567.01502/19/2019Martin & Sons Excavating Incorporated
At 2:30 p.m. on February 15, 2019, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by an exc avation company, were using a trackhoe to position a precast concrete storm drai n basin/box in an unprotected trench. During this operation, the storm drain ba sin struck and fractured Employee #1's right leg. The employee was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of the fractured leg.
Keywords: construction, drain pipe, equipment operator, excavation, fracture, installing, leg, loader/backhoe, lost control, struck by, trench, unprotected
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1379567.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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